Legendary actor, Alan Bates, was born Alan Arthur Bates on Feb 17, 1934 in Allestree, Derbyshire. Bates died at the age of 69 on Dec 27, 2003 in London, UK and was laid to rest in All Saints Churchyard Cemetery in Bradbourne, England.
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Although Bates was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1968||Best Actor||The Fixer (1968)||Yakov Bok||Nominated|
Rupert Birkin: I love you right enough. I just want it to be something else.
Ursula Brangwen: Why? Why isn't it enough?
Rupert Birkin: Because we can go one better.
Ursula Brangwen: We can't. We can only say we love each other. Say "my love" to me. Say it.
Rupert Birkin: Yes, my love. Let love be enough, then. I love you, then. I'm bored by the rest.
Bibikov: What is your own personal philosophy?
Yakov Bok: That life could be better than it is.
Ursula Brangwen: And all men are either lovers or husbands. Why not both?
Rupert Birkin: No. One excludes the other.
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